Are new resuscitation guidelines better? Experience of an Asian metropolitan hospital.

@article{Hung2010AreNR,
  title={Are new resuscitation guidelines better? Experience of an Asian metropolitan hospital.},
  author={Shih Wen Hung and Chien Chih Chen and Hsin Chin Shih and Chang Feng Huang and Kuo Chen and Chee Fah Chong and Tzong Luen Wang},
  journal={Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={569-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) guidelines were revised in 2005 based on new evidence and expert consensus. However, the benefits of the new guidelines remain undetermined and their influence has not been published in Asia. This study aimed to evaluate the impact of implementing the new resuscitation guidelines and identify factors that influence the discharge survival of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) patients in an Asian metropolitan city. MATERIALS AND METHODS This… CONTINUE READING
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